Ayala Land is Institutional Investor’s most honored company in the Philippines

For the second year in a row, Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) has been named Institutional Investor’s
Most Honored Company in the Philippines in its 2019 All-Asia Executive Team survey. The
awards cite the top companies around the world for their corporate leadership and investor
relations expertise, as voted on by the buy and sell-side analyst community.

ALI ranked Best in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Socially Responsible
Investment (SRI) Reporting, and Best in Corporate Governance, while ALI’s own chief finance officer Augusto Bengzon was named Best CFO. In addition, the global financial community ranked ALI among the top in the categories of Best CEO, IR Professional, and IR Company.

Ayala Land senior vice president, CFO, chief compliance officer and treasurer Augusto D. Bengzon (right) receives the Best CFO in the Philippines award from Institutional Investor Magazine during the 2019 All-Asia Executive Team-ASEAN Most Honored Companies Awards held at the SGX Auditorium in Singapore last Oct. 11. Beside Bengzon is Jonathan Kuah (left) from YTL Starhill Global REIT Management Ltd, SVP, Corporate Planning & Investor Relations.

A total of 1,862 buy-side individuals and 629 sell-side analysts participated in the 2019 All-Asia
Executive Team Honored Companies survey.  The 1,611 companies nominated across 18 sectors
this year were rated on core areas that focused on accessibility of senior executives, IR team
capabilities, timely disclosures and responses, corporate governance, and ESG/SRI reporting
among others.

“We thank the investment community for their continuing trust and confidence. This year’s
survey results only encourage us to further improve on our Environmental, Social, Governance
and Investor Relations initiatives to be at par with, if not exceed, global best practices”, said Bengzon.

Institutional Investor has been a leading international business-to-business publisher for over 50
years now, remaining focused primarily on international finance through premium journalism,
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Ayala Land was recognized as the Most Honored Company by Institutional Investor in its 2018
All-Asia Executive Team survey.  Moreover, it topped last year’s survey for Best Investor Relations Company and Best CFO, and ranked highly in the ESG/SRI Metrics, Corporate
Governance and Analyst Days lists.